MyFitnessPal Guide

We’ve collected some of the best written and recorded video tutorials for the most requested MyFitnessPal How-To’s. We put together this list of WAG’s top nine tutorials to make it easy for you to access at any time. Bookmark this page if you’re a beginner, it’ll be useful!

Let’s start.

How to Customize Your Macro Goals and Profiles in MyFitnessPal

The first step to tracking your macros in MyFitnessPal is setting up your specific nutrition goals so that they’re easier to track. This tutorial and video walks you step by step through the process.

How to Customize Your Macros Goals Using MyFitnessPal Premium

Just like the first tutorial listed, this tutorial shows you how to set up your macros in MyFitnessPal but with an important difference: this premium version lets you list the exact macros to the decimal. The free version only lets you enter ballpark numbers.

How to Track Your Macros and Micros in MFP

Once you’ve set up your numbers in the MFP app, you need to be a pro at checking the numbers throughout the day so you know what you can (and can’t) fit into your nutrition plan that day

How to Create, Log and Save Individual Meals in MyFitnessPal

Eat the same meal more then once? Maybe every day? You can log single meals and save them for quick access for next time. Logging gets faster as you go!

How to Track a Bulk Recipe and Log Individual Servings in MyFitnessPal

Bulk recipes like soup, sauces and stir-frys are easy to track when you know how. This tutorial is extremely helpful!

How to “quick add” Macros using MFP Premium

With the premium version of MFP it’s never been easier to log straight calories, carbs, fats and proteins into your diary. Excellent for logging supplements, oils and other simple carbs, proteins and fats on the go.

How to Add a Custom Meal Item on MyFitnessPal

Sometimes the MyFitnessPal database doesn’t have the food item you’re looking for. Luckily, it’s easy to add in your very own meals so you always have it handy

How to Share a Meal with Friends via Text Message in MFP (iMessage feature)

iPhone users rejoice! Now if you’re eating the same meal as your bestie or significant other, only one of you has to enter it in MyFitnessPal because you can just text message meals to the other person using iMessage!

How to Set Different Macros for Different Days of the Week in MyFitnessPal Premium.

There are a few reasons you may want to have different nutrition goals on different days of the week. Refeed days, rest days, lower or higher activity days. For these reasons, knowing how to set those macro goals on different days in MyFitnessPal is a must-have feature!

Interested in learning more? Check out our nutrition guide!

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Special thank you to WAG for helping to put all of these together.